What is Tyvek composed of?

Answer Tyvek is a registered trademark of the DuPont Corp. According to DuPont, the material is made of fibers of 100-percent "high-density polyethylene that are randomly distributed and non-directional."... Read More »

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How do I use Tyvek on T1-11?

Install Tyvek over T1-11 siding as you would over regular plywood sheathing. Tyvek is available in 3-, 5- and 9-foot rolls. For a one-man operation, use 3- or 5-foot rolls. Start on one corner of t... Read More »

What is Tyvek used for?

Tyvek is a type of durable material that consists of polyethylene fibers. It is difficult to tear and provides a water and chemical barrier for objects. It is used in a variety of industries, mainl... Read More »

How to Install Tyvek?

Men and women wearing white suits, rubber boots and gloves were cleaning up the beaches of the recent BP Gulf oil spills. The white suits acted as a barrier to the penetration of oil. Known as Tyve... Read More »

How do I print on Tyvek?

Printing on TyvekLoad the sheets or roll of Tyvek into a proper industrial thermal printer. Adjust the tension on the roll so it is less than 0.75 lb. per lineal inch of width.Set the TemperatureS... Read More »